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Nov 7, 2008

Science and technology are the dominant themes in this podcast, ranging from the Defense Department's list of "hits” and “misses,” to news of a recent report that blames the Pentagon for not attracting top-notch scientific and engineering talent. We also bring you a fascinating story about how researchers at an Army-funded lab are drawing inspiration from marine sponges to develop new ways to manufacture mundane materials such as fiberglass.